Senior Vice President + Associate Counsel


Alex Sommer is a Senior Vice President at Tusk where he executes policy and communications campaigns that range from groundbreaking AI legislation to high-level M&A deals.

Alex’s tenure at Tusk builds on past successes, including leading policy development and rapid response for US Senator Robert Menendez’s 2018 reelection campaign. Earlier in his career, Alex was Senior Associate at Mercury. Among his several client engagements, he helped coordinate coalitions and press for a winning $1 billion statewide higher education bond referendum in New Jersey as well as for a coalition pursuing federal immigration reform. Alex also worked at the boutique law firm where he focused on securities and antitrust litigation.

In addition, while at Tusk, Alex served as Senior Communications Advisor and speechwriter for Yang for NY, where one publication recognized his work by noting the campaign had a “very good speechwriter.”

Alex has also worked for several political candidates and organizations. One opinion piece he helped draft for a winning candidate was the most read op-ed in 2020 on a NYC political news site. He also previously held voter protection roles  for Democratic National Committee in 2020 and Hillary for America’s presidential campaign in 2016.

Alex received his J.D. cum laude from Fordham Law School, and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. Alex lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Megan, and their daughter.